Accession Number : ADA303996

Title :   Comparative Military Personnel Policies.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. Jan 93-Jan 94,

Corporate Author : HULL UNIV (UNITED KINGDOM)

Personal Author(s) : Harries-Jenkins, Gwyn

PDF Url : ADA303996

Report Date : JAN 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 276

Abstract : This report looks at the problems associated with the recruitment and employment of military personnel in Western industrialized society. It is particularly concerned with issues relating to the recruitment and retention within the military of homosexuals, that is, those individuals who have a sexual propensity for persons of their own gender. After reviewing the legal definitions of homosexuality, homosexual acts and homosexual offences, the Report concentrates on issues of policies, practices and problems. These are analysed in the context of seven countries (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Scandinavia and the United Kingdom). Ten national reports are presented.

Descriptors :   *FOREIGN POLICY, *MILITARY PERSONNEL, *MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), *COMPARISON, *HOMOSEXUALITY, POLICIES, ARMY RESEARCH, DECISION MAKING, INTERNATIONAL POLITICS, EMPLOYMENT, GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN), SOCIETIES, NETHERLANDS, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), RECRUITING, FRANCE, TOLERANCE, PATTERNS, GERMANY, ITALY, MILITARY TRAINING, COURSES(EDUCATION), BEHAVIOR, DISCRIMINATION, HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUSES, REGULATIONS, PERSONNEL RETENTION, PERCEPTION(PSYCHOLOGY), SOCIOLOGY, GREAT BRITAIN, PUBLIC OPINION, MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY, ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME, MILITARY LAW, CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS, BELGIUM, MILITARY SEPARATION.

Subject Categories : Sociology and Law
      Psychology
      Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE